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THE ALFRED UNIVERSITY WEEKLY NEWSLETTER

March 17, 2017

Alfred University's Women in Society class produced the art that now adorns a billboard between Alfred and Hornell during Women's History Month.
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Alfred University's Women in Society class posts message of hope on Route 21 billboard

The billboard on the outskirts of Hornell on state Route 21 bears a quote from former Brazilian President Dilma Rouseff: “I hope the fathers and mothers of little girls will look at them and say, ‘Yes, women can.’”

It’s a message of hope that anyone driving from Alfred into Hornell can read, thanks to the efforts of Alfred University’s Women in Society class, offered through the University’s Women and Gender Studies program.

Charlotte Bunch Charlotte Bunch to Speak April 4 as 2017 Riley Lecturer

Charlotte Bunch, founding director and a senior scholar at the Center for Women’s Global Leadership at Rutgers University, will present the 2017 Elizabeth Hallenbeck Riley and Charles P. Riley Lecture at Alfred University at 5:30 p.m. April 4 in Nevins Theater. The lecture is free and open to the public.

Helen Hale will perform March 18 in Alfred University's Holmes Auditorium. Alfred University Visiting Artist Helen Hale performs 'Sanity Ceremonies' March 18

Multi-media artist and dancer Helen Hale will perform Sanity Ceremonies, a one-act, one-woman, multi-media dance performance Saturday, March 18 at 8 p.m. in Alfred University’s Holmes Auditorium.

Alfred University Center for Advanced Ceramic Technology co-sponsors conference

Alfred University’s Center for Advanced Ceramic Technology (CACT) is one of four Centers for Advanced Technology co-sponsoring a joint technical symposium in Syracuse March 22-24 at the Doubletree hotel in Syracuse.

Alumni Dave Wilcox '58 and Tinker Wilcox '57 will join the gang in Geneva-on-the-Lake. Alfred University alumni bikers readying for reunion trip

Veteran Alfred University alumni bicyclists Tinker Wilcox ’57 and her husband Dave Wilcox ’58 will head east from Arizona in their motor home to meet with other alumni cyclists in Geneva-on-the-Lake, Ohio. 

 

U.S. News & World Report ranks Alfred University MFA programs in top tier of U.S. graduate programs

U.S. News and World Report has again ranked Alfred University Fine Arts programs in the top tier of MFA programs in the United States, including a first-place ranking for the University’s Master of Fine Arts in the category of Ceramic Arts.

Traci Malloy Artist, activist Traci Molloy to visit Alfred University March 22

Brooklyn-based artist Traci Molloy will visit Alfred University Wednesday, March 22. She will address Art Foundations at 9 a.m. and visit a Drawn to Diversity Class at 3:20 p.m. She will also host a Career Conversation at a time to be determined.

The Steinheim is one of Alfred University's historic buildings. Alfred University among 'most beautiful' campuses in New York State

Students, alumni, and visitors often remark about the beauty of the Alfred University campus, but now there’s an outside adjudicator saying it ranks in the top 30 of the “Most-Beautiful Campuses in New York State.”

Former Randall Chair Fellow exhibiting work at Guggenheim

Lenka Clayton, who was the 2008 Randall Chair Fellow in the School of Art & Design at Alfred University, and her collaborator John Rubin have a newly opened exhibition, “Circle through New York,” that just opened at the Guggenheim Museum in New York, NY.  It will remain on view through Aug. 31.

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